“A feeling of nervousness, of disgust. People don’t know what to do, they are disgusted.” Jean-Claude Hubler, president of the Life for Nice association, was invited to the microphone of Europe 1, Saturday morning. This man, engaged since Nice was the victim of an attack four years ago is once again in shock after Thursday’s attack, which left three dead in Notre-Dame Basilica. “Not all people have even recovered from July 14,” he breathes. In 2016, a crazy truck had indeed hit the crowd, leaving 86 dead and 400 injured. “We may have to clean up the S files. We know that this terrorist had just arrived in France, but we have to move forward, it is not normal that we release terrorists like that in the wild” .
The people who were around the basilica at the time of the attack, including the secretary general of the Life for Nice association, have indeed expressed their state of shock. “Some families lose a loved one, others are physically injured. The victims find it difficult to come back up.”
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Jean-Claude Hubler therefore wants the government tighten the screw, monitors and treats more severely the files S. The young man who committed the attack of Thursday, October 29 was, however, neither registered nor known to the police, because he had just arrived in France after having passed through the Italy and the island of Lampedusa, making its surveillance more complicated by the anti-terrorism authorities.
The sanction remains. In the face of these acts, do we need an exceptional justice, a French-style “Guantanamo” as suggested by MP Eric Ciotti? “Exactly, I’ve been saying for a while that they shouldn’t be put in the same place as common law prisoners. Not all governments have taken the right steps,” he said. “We’re starting to get tired of dropping flowers and candles.”